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Cruising with the crew of CALOU on the Baja Ha-ha and Pacific Puddle Jump
New engine
03/20/2010, Ixtapa, Mexico

Yesterday the rebuilt engine was delivered by panga to our boat. This time the engine was quite a bit heavier since it was fully assembled. In the photo we're hoisting the engine out of the panga (using our boom and winches) before swinging it over our boat and lowering it down the companionway.

We got the engine running and are letting it idle for a 10 hour break-in period.

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History Lesson
03/19/2010

Pascale and Antoine study history together on board Calou.

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Photos added
Pascale
03/11/2010, Photo Gallery

we've added some new photos, see them in our gallery.

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Smile!
03/10/2010, Ixtapa, Mexico

Smile!

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Francois and the Doc Croc
03/10/2010, Ixtapa, Mexico

Francois gets to know the croc a little better (studiously avoiding the pointy end).

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Dock Croc
03/03/2010, Ixtapa, Mexico

We were visited by an enormous crocodile in the marina. The croc seemed to be begging for handouts, and we complied.

You can't get a diver to clean your boat bottom or change zincs in the marina, because the crocs are too dangerous.

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Towel Man
03/03/2010, Ixtapa, Mexico

Antoine, ever the actor, plays the role of superhero "towel man".

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03/14/2010 | jcruz
hombre fuerte

strong men
Day at the Beach
03/03/2010, Ixtapa, Mexico

We spent the afternoon by the pool and on the beach at a nearby hotel. Pascale enjoys the view.

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